I consider myself a regular jet-setter, and I probably love traveling more than the average gal—but even I tend to stay away from the airports around the winter holidays. Lines are long, stress levels high, and everyone there would rather be gathered with loved ones than stuck in an overcrowded, fluorescent-lit airport terminal.
Food, family, and festivities make the hassle all worth it in the end, but knowing what you’re up against can help you get where you’re going in one piece. Check out this infographic to find out the best day to book your flight, which airports to avoid, and how likely it is that your luggage will make it to your destination with you.
Home page photo courtesy of Stuart Miles. Infographic courtesy of Hipmunk.
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